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Counting the Omer: Pause to Bless the Everyday, Small Harvest


Pause For The Small Everyday Harvest

Links are provided at the end to reduce distractions.

*First published April 9, 2018


We are always in a stream of biblical festivals that will help us to remember the magnitude of God's steadfast faithfulness + generosity towards us. Let's engage with greater awareness in this spring stream of sacred flow.


A Stream of Biblical Festivals

Passover has found its fulfillment in the death of the Messiah; and in the Feast of Unleavened Bread, we look back at the sinlessness of Jesus' (Yeshua's) blood sacrifice. Following close behind is the Feast of Firstfruits—we celebrate the resurrection of Yeshua according to I Corinthians 15:20-23.


And now we are counting the daily Omer (Hebrew for a sheaf, like barley or wheat). God instructed Israel to count the Omer as they brought in the sheaves of their early barley harvest for 49 days. On Pentecost, the 50th day, they celebrated God's provision of the full harvest. And hundreds of years later, on this day, the Holy Spirit was poured out upon the believers in Acts 2 (a fulfillment of Jeremiah 31:33).

An Invitation to You

For 49 days, I invite you to count the Omer, the sheaves of your inmost being. This poem was inspired by my new meditation series, "Everyday, Small Harvest." Join me in Scribble + Sense, an annual journaling + meditation caravan series. We will caravan together and count the Omer to Shavuot/Pentecost for seven weeks.





Pause is a grace

that kindly salutes

our vulnerable humanity.

My humanity is blessed

with a True Sustenance

of mercy and truth. Behold a new sustenance from

The Sustenance. Realignment

Reawakening

Remembering

Resting

Relinquishing

Receiving

Resume

in every place in every stage in every breath Where True Wisdom

blesses me

Yes, communes with me. Selah.

So how do you join this caravan series?


1. Subscribe to my email list + download the Omer calendar. You'll receive blog reminders + weekly previews before the general public.


2. For secured password access to the full sessions, become a Space of Shalom (SOS) - (link below)


Let the blessing of pause persuade you to bless and boast in your small and significant places.


The Wisdom of Wilderness Book

Subscribe to join my email list to receive access to the above seven-week counting + meditation guide.



Until next time,


Scribble. Speak. From your soul.


 

Links for further discovery Each year, I use the Omer Counter App to align my attention.

There's more to understand about the counting of the Omer here.


For full access to each meditation, become a Space of Shalom (SOS) member: https://bit.ly/spaceofshalom


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